Scott Wilson
Staff Writer

Scott Wilson is the chief White House correspondent for the Washington Post. Previously, he was the paper’s deputy Assistant Managing Editor/Foreign News after serving as a correspondent in Latin America and in the Middle East. He was awarded an Overseas Press Club citation and an Interamerican Press Association award for his work abroad. For his coverage of the Obama administration, he received the 2011 Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency and the 2012 Aldo Beckman Award given by the White House Correspondents’ Association. He joined the Post in 1997.

Latest by Scott Wilson

White House begins to take new approach on ISIS conflict

White House begins to take new approach on ISIS conflict

The Obama administration has begun to consider the conflicts in Syria and Iraq as a single challenge.

Abu Khattala’s capture is I-told-you-so moment for Obama

Abu Khattala’s capture is I-told-you-so moment for Obama

DEBRIEF | It could be short-lived, as the achievement is likely to do little to tamp down partisan fervor.

For Obama, Iraq looms large again

For Obama, Iraq looms large again

The president who called Iraq the ‘dumb’ war may be drawn back in by advance of Islamist militants.